L2 Award for Door supervisor in the private security industry
Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry is for learners who are working as, or who are intending to work as, a Door Supervisor.
Level 2 Award for Door Supervisors in the Private Security Industry is suitable for learners to:
- Develop knowledge related to the private security industry, including, the purpose of the industry, the functions of the regulator, governing legislation and the acceptable work practices, procedures and standard.
- Develop skills in conflict management and their abilities in managing and resolving conflict in the context of the role of a door supervisor.
- Learn about the role, duties and responsibilities of a door supervisor. This covers areas such as, searching procedures, physical protection systems, physical intervention skills, reporting and record keeping, as well as legislation relevant to a door supervisor.
- Achieve a qualification to prepare for employment.
- Achieve a licence to practise.
- Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 2 qualification.
- Develop own personal growth and engagement in learning.
Learners should, as a minimum, have language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening equivalent to the following:
- A B2 Level qualification on the Home Office’s list of recognised English tests and qualifications.
- A B2 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
- An ESOL qualification at (Level 1) on the Ofqual register taken in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
- An ESOL qualification at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5 awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and taken in Scotland.
- Functional Skills Level 1 in English.
- SQA Core Skills in Communication at Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework Level 5.
- Essential Skills Wales Communication Level 1.
First Aid Requirement
Learners should, as a minimum, have achieved an Emergency First Aid at Work qualification covering the following outcomes:
- Understand the role of the first aider, including:
o the importance of preventing cross-infection
o the need for recording incidents and actions
o use of available equipment.
- Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly, and effectively in an emergency
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure)
- Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use of an automated external defibrillator
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
- Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock
- Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters).
Learners should present their First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate* to their training provider before they start training. This certificate* must be valid for at least 12 months from the course start date.
Learners who have achieved this qualification can progress to related security qualifications, should they wish to change career, such as the Pearson BTEC Level 2 Award for Security Officers in the Private Security Industry. or BTEC level Award for CCTV operators in Private security industry.
Total qualification time (TQT)
Guided learning hours (GLH)